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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 6/6/2011

Ed of Bowmanville, On, Canada asks...

As an assistant referee, if I am unsure which team caused the ball to cross the touch line or goal line, should I raise the flag straight up and hold that position regardless as opposed to signalling for throw in, goal kick or corner kick?...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 5/23/2011

Ken of Redding, CA USA asks...

In his question, Michael asked how he could position himself as AR to see the fouls that happen 'right in front of him' while also watching for offside.

Many ARs have the habit of standing right on the touch line. By standing a step or two ...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 5/12/2011

Todd Wendorf of Harrisburg, PA US asks...

A bit of advice from a fellow referee. A bit of levity can go a long way. I am not a small person so I will normally let a coach or player standing in my way know that they might not want to be there because they are liable to lose that collision. ...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 4/19/2011

C Cook of Midland, GA USA asks...

If an assistant ref calls a penalty in the box, raises his flag,yet the center referee does not acknowledge the side refs flag, A)should the side ref continue to hold the flag up, and eventually the center will see it? B) if the center ref allows the...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 4/8/2011

katie soup of pembroke, massachusetts usa asks...

i am refereeing my fist u12 game and the rules are drsticly differant from my former u7 and u8 games, i am assistant reffereeing so besides offsides and throw ins are there any major rule changes from u7s\u8s that i should be aware of?...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 2/25/2011

Rick Malloy of Vancouver, British Columbia Canada asks...

Prior to the match, the scheduled referee's assistants, were not available. So the referee had 2 of the home team's parents (supposedly qualified), assist with lining and making foul calls.
When approached by 2 players from the visiting team, wh...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 2/15/2011

Rob of Seattle, USA asks...

Could you please provide better clarification on the miscoduct that the AR should maintin his flag raised until seen by the Referee? I ask as the ATR states in Section 6.4 that the misconduct would only be allowed to be issued for SFP or VC, and not...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 2/2/2011

Aaron Ponder of Houston, Texas US asks...

If the AR sees a foul or misconduct that is unseen by the referee, and he or she believes that a card should be given, what signal should the AR make to the referee to indicate this?...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 12/13/2010

Steve of Stockton, CA USA asks...

Not a question, but some comments and encouragement for Julie. Remember that, since this was Founders Cup, we're really talking about REC level parents, who know very little about the LOTG, so consider the source. Also, give some thought to managin...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 12/12/2010

Julie of San Jose, California USA asks...

Bad calls and bad parents experience from a fairly new referee
Today I was Assistant Referee for a BU12 game at the CYSA Founders Cup. Now, I am a fairly new referee (this is only my second season) but I was feeling pretty confident about myse...

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